FoxTrot Classics by Bill Amend

FoxTrot Classics

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  1. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago

    Roger likely has the same problem with Non-Sequitor.

  2. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    re: cubefarmer
    unfortunately true.
    Some years back the “roland hedly” character tried to claim the us had sent forces to central america 700+ times.
    Let’s see. Counting grenada, it’s 2. The earlier one was when a nut from our country took over costa rica and we went down and kicked him out. (Cuba’s not central america, before anyone mentions that.)
    Another strip had “quotes” from Gingrich. Except not one of them was a quote from Gingrich, having been said by other pundits and politicos.

  3. William Weedman

    William Weedman GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    Um where exactly did you get your history? Grenada is a small island in the Caribbean, just like Cuba. the other time we sent forces to Central America was Operation Just Cause in Panama, in 1989, when the US went after Manuel Noriega. And if you actually believe the facts from a cartoon character, then you might have bigger issues than a lack of geography and US military history.

  4. cdward

    cdward said, over 3 years ago


    If you’re basing your evaluation on Roland Hedly, who is notoriously incompetent by design (that is, for the sake of humor), then maybe you just don’t get humor.

  5. edgeways

    edgeways said, over 3 years ago

    Seriously? You folks are arguing about Hedly being a stand-in for Trudeau? Oh my god, talk about exercises in misapplied wankerism

  6. ewalnut

    ewalnut said, over 3 years ago

    Our newspaper always hid Doonesbury. You’d never know which page it was going to be on, and some days it didn’t appear at all. Eventually I gave up looking for it.

  7. plus4

    plus4 said, over 3 years ago

    Over the years Doonesbury went from a must-read for me to something I no longer wanted to read. Trudeau started taking the wrong position too insistently on too many things.

  8. Strod

    Strod said, over 3 years ago


    As @William Weedman said, Grenada is also and island as Cuba, but you forgot about the invasion of Panama in 1989.
    You also forgot the invasion of Nicaragua in 1912, the intervention that caused Panama to get independence from Colombia motivated by the US interest in the construction of the Canal (naval forces were sent though they didn’t disembark AFAIK) , and interventions in Honduras where US troops were sent in at least seven different times.
    And those are just at the top of my head as they are related by being part of the “Banana Wars”.

  9. kea

    kea said, over 3 years ago

    @William Weedman

    @Nab… believes all kinds of ridiculous stuff, don’t get it started.

  10. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, over 3 years ago

    That’s interesting. I became a comic fan when I was too young to get “Doonesbury” most of the time.

  11. Doctor11

    Doctor11 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    I rarely look at a newspaper anymore.

  12. Isla Guapa

    Isla Guapa said, over 3 years ago

    Let’s not forget the CIA- sponsored coup in Guatemala in 1954 that deposed Jacobo Árbenz, the democratically-elected president of that small country in Central America

  13. roxxitt2yaaa

    roxxitt2yaaa said, over 3 years ago

    Nah! It affects those on both sides equally and it’s disgusting!

  14. Ather

    Ather said, over 3 years ago

    Never been with the other comics for me.

  15. Strod

    Strod said, over 3 years ago


    The actual number of times the US has sent forces to Central America is in fact more than 50. You can find the list of all acknowledged military interventions of the US abroad up to 2001 in the Report for Congress by the Congressional Research Service called “Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2001”.
    To help you identify the instances corresponding to Central America you can use these webpages which specify the most noteworthy ones for all Latin America: this page mentions around 30 instances, and this one close to 50 (of course in both cases those are quick counts that do NOT include South America, the Caribbean, or Mexico).
    The number is obviously much smaller than 700, but still it is completely inadmissible that you try to “correct” a misconception by stating something that is no more than a obvious and blatant lie. That makes you at least as bad if not worse than the original “source”.
    Thanks to all those who called out Nabuquduriuzhur with specific famous examples that he blatantly decided to “forget”.

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